Saturday, February 4, 2023
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How about ‘thicker’ Mac laptops for pro users?

I know that Apple and design guru Jony Ive are obsessed with making products as thin as possible. I don’t think they’ll be satisfied until they make Macs, iPads, and iPhones as thin as a sheet of paper.

Still, here’s a radical idea: how about focusing that obsession with thinness for the consumer-oriented products and make “thicker” Mac laptops for pro users? Y’know, a laptop that’s “fat” enough to support internal fans to keep things cool.



A MacBook Pro with expandable memory so you can use third party memory and not have to pay Apple’s outrageous prices. A Mac laptop that’s equipped with more ports than just USB-C/Thunderbolt 3. Or let’s get really crazy and imagine the return of the 17-inch MacBook Pro.

I’m 99.9% sure none of these will happen. But we can dream, can’t we?

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.